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Illusion Knitting: Lesson 7 Knitting a Star Washcloth

From the simple heart we knitted last week you can now move on to the more complex shape of the Star, along with some funky borders to stretch your new skills.  You will be knitting up the  self same design you see in all the headers for this course. You Will Need a DK or […]

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Illusion Knitting: Lesson 6 Knitting a Hidden Heart

Now its time to cast on! You will be using all the skills we have covered in the previous lessons to make a Hidden Heart mug rug, in perfect time for a Valentines gift.  A fun small piece to check you have the technique down. You Will Need a DK or Worsted weight yarn in […]

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Illusion Knitting: Lesson 5 Cast On, Bind Off and Selvedges

Cast-Ons Most cast-ons will work well with illusion knitting, since it is just simple rows of knits and purls. A long-tail cast on or knitting cast on are probably the most common. I like the Chinese Waitress Cast-On, because it produces a rolled edge that looks nice on both sides. Bind-Offs Matching your bind off […]

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